Hamsterley Cinema – A Song for Marion

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Friday 16th January – doors open at 7pm film starts at 7.30pm

Grumpy pensioner Arthur honours his recently deceased wife’s passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.

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Forthcoming Discovery Evenings

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Discovery Evenings in February and March

Why not make a note of the following dates in your diary?

2nd February: ‘Discovering Candlemas’    

A fresh look at a neglected festivity, with Keith Phipps and Trevor Pitt

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Hamsterley Parish Council – Minutes

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Hamsterley Parish Council Meeting – 10th November – Minutes

Present: Rachel Atkinson, Dominic Bayne (taking the Chair), Sue Heslop, Julia Hunter, Jonathan     Peacock and Simon Raine

Apologies: Jane Bee, Cllr Heather Smith

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Monday Club – A Vet’s Eye View

snowflake Monday Club   A Vets Eye ViewThe next Monday Club takes place on Monday 19th January 2015, 7.30pm in the Village Hall and welcomes an illustrated talk entitled ” A Vet’s Eye View” by Neville Turner.

As usual, this is a free event, with free refreshments – and it starts at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.

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Hamsterley Cinema – How to Train your Dragon 2

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Friday 19th December – EARLIER START @ 6.30pm

When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the centre of a battle to protect the peace.

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Discovery Evening

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The next Discovery Evening is on Monday 1st December at 7.15pm

Bishop Stephen Pedley, retired Bishop of Lancaster, now living in Hexham, is coming to speak on:

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Church Services

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The St James’ Church page on the village website has now been updated to show contact details for the new Vicar and also now has details of all the Church Services in the village through December and January – including Christmas Day Services please click here

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Life in the Northern Dales – Stories from a Farming Family

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This book has resulted from Frank’s fascination with his paternal ancestors, hill farmers from Weardale in the far west of County Durham.  In 1980, armed with a tape-recorder, he visited his uncle Francis Joseph Sanderson (FJS) at Great Holland, Essex.  Born in 1904 into a farming family at Bedburn near Hamsterley, FJS had an amazing memory, Continue reading

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